Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 34 51
Rank change year-on-year +12 +17 -20
Permanent jobs citing WCF 133 102 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.17% 6.95% 4.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.05% 16.40% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 130 89 92
Kent median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £61,375 £62,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 553 622 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 46.43% 42.40% 42.77%
Number of salaries quoted 510 526 780
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Kent

WCF
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Kent.

Salary trend for WCF in Kent

WCF
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Kent over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in Kent

WCF
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +4 37 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Malling +1 21 £47,500 -13.64% 6
Dartford -4 17 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Maidstone +18 13 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Canterbury +10 10 £35,000 -6.67%
Folkestone +19 3 £47,500 +69.64%
Rochester - 3 £32,500 - 1
Stansted - 2 £47,500 -
Gravesend - 1 £60,000 - 1
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for WCF.

1 133 (100.00%) C#
2 125 (93.98%) .NET
3 122 (91.73%) ASP.NET
4 99 (74.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 95 (71.43%) MVC
6 93 (69.92%) .NET Framework
7 90 (67.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 81 (60.90%) Entity Framework
8 81 (60.90%) Web Application Development
9 79 (59.40%) TDD
9 79 (59.40%) SQL Server
10 76 (57.14%) Node.js
11 74 (55.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 72 (54.14%) Agile Software Development
13 69 (51.88%) BDD
13 69 (51.88%) SQL Server 2016
14 60 (45.11%) RESTful
15 58 (43.61%) Ruby
16 56 (42.11%) JavaScript
17 54 (40.60%) Git (software)
18 52 (39.10%) NoSQL
19 40 (30.08%) CSS
20 37 (27.82%) Code First Entity Framework
21 34 (25.56%) Inversion of Control
22 32 (24.06%) WPF
23 31 (23.31%) SQL
23 31 (23.31%) AngularJS
24 30 (22.56%) MSMQ
25 28 (21.05%) OO
26 27 (20.30%) Internet

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (18.05%) NServiceBus
2 6 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.05%) npm
1 24 (18.05%) Yarn
2 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.75%) PaaS
4 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.30%) Internet
2 10 (7.52%) Hyperconnected
3 1 (0.75%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (59.40%) SQL Server
2 69 (51.88%) SQL Server 2016
3 52 (39.10%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.51%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 54 (40.60%) Git (software)
2 24 (18.05%) Babel
2 24 (18.05%) Log4Net
2 24 (18.05%) MSBuild
2 24 (18.05%) webpack
3 14 (10.53%) NUnit
4 13 (9.77%) Moq
5 11 (8.27%) MSTest
6 10 (7.52%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (6.77%) Visual Studio
8 8 (6.02%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.26%) ReSharper
11 2 (1.50%) JSUnit
11 2 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.75%) Selenium
12 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (12.78%) Games
2 13 (9.77%) Music Industry
3 7 (5.26%) Finance
4 2 (1.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 122 (91.73%) Developer
2 119 (89.47%) .NET Developer
3 24 (18.05%) C# .NET Developer
3 24 (18.05%) C# Developer
4 22 (16.54%) ASP.NET Developer
5 18 (13.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (10.53%) Junior
6 14 (10.53%) Junior .NET Developer
6 14 (10.53%) Junior Developer
7 13 (9.77%) Graduate
7 13 (9.77%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 13 (9.77%) Graduate Developer
7 13 (9.77%) Internet Developer
8 9 (6.77%) .NET Applications Developer
8 9 (6.77%) Applications Developer
8 9 (6.77%) C# Application Developer
8 9 (6.77%) C# Software Engineer
8 9 (6.77%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (93.98%) .NET
2 122 (91.73%) ASP.NET
3 99 (74.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 93 (69.92%) .NET Framework
5 90 (67.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 81 (60.90%) Entity Framework
7 76 (57.14%) Node.js
8 74 (55.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 60 (45.11%) RESTful
10 40 (30.08%) CSS
11 37 (27.82%) Code First Entity Framework
12 32 (24.06%) WPF
13 31 (23.31%) AngularJS
14 30 (22.56%) MSMQ
15 25 (18.80%) Backbone.js
16 24 (18.05%) Autofac
16 24 (18.05%) Dapper ORM
16 24 (18.05%) Jest
16 24 (18.05%) Marionette.js
16 24 (18.05%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.29%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.02%) Social Network
5 2 (1.50%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.75%) BBC
6 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (71.43%) MVC
2 81 (60.90%) Web Application Development
3 79 (59.40%) TDD
4 72 (54.14%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (51.88%) BDD
6 34 (25.56%) Inversion of Control
7 28 (21.05%) OO
8 26 (19.55%) SOLID
9 24 (18.05%) SOA
10 18 (13.53%) Dependency Injection
11 17 (12.78%) Kanban
12 14 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (10.53%) MVVM
13 13 (9.77%) High Availability
13 13 (9.77%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (9.02%) Software Engineering
15 11 (8.27%) CQRS
15 11 (8.27%) Domain-Driven Design
15 11 (8.27%) Scrum
16 10 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 133 (100.00%) C#
2 58 (43.61%) Ruby
3 56 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 31 (23.31%) SQL
5 24 (18.05%) ES6
5 24 (18.05%) T-SQL
6 15 (11.28%) VB.NET
7 10 (7.52%) VB
8 6 (4.51%) F#
9 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.01%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (4.51%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (9.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.26%) Google
3 3 (2.26%) Oracle
3 3 (2.26%) Thunderhead
4 2 (1.50%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.75%) Apple
5 1 (0.75%) Facebook
5 1 (0.75%) Sony
5 1 (0.75%) Yahoo!